Alamur Engineering Consultant’s Managing Director,Mr. Amur Al Bakhit Al Amri,attended the 20th Arab German Business Forum 2017 conducted at The Ritz Carlton Berlin on May 15 – 17, 2017.Read more
Alamur Engineering Institute, in its commitment to deliver high quality programmes, successfully conducted training courses in Malaysia tackling two major disciplines in the construction industry.Read more
Following the success of the Omani QS event in 2016 which was attended by over 130 QS professionals from the Sultanate, Alamur hosted the 2nd Omani QS Gathering for 2017 at Muscat Grand Mallheld in February.Read more
Project Management and Design services are being carried out by Alamur Engineering Consultant for the construction of Salalah Grand Mall – a joint venture of Al Madina Real Estate and Ministry of Defence Pension Fund.Read more
Alamur takes pride and celebrates every success of its staff, believing that their achievements are also the company’s achievements.Read more
We are often asked by our clients why we need to carry contingencies on our projects and what they are for.
In the current market, funding is tight and clients are under pressure to keep funding, and therefore financing costs, as low as possible.Read more
Quantity surveyors often use standard abbreviations when preparing a bill of quantity, take off or construction specification.Read more
The Modern Quantity Surveyor’s role is expanding to create a wide range of job titles and responsibilities.
The QS responsibilities include financial, contractual, and commercial management knowledge that apply both before project start and during the construction stage.Read more
Provisional sums are included in bills of quantities for items of work which cannot be fully described or measured in accordance with the rules of the method of measurement at the time of tender.Read more
When an owner first purchases an investment property, they will often be recommended by their accountant or a property professional to speak with a quantity surveyor to find out about the depreciation deductions available for their property.
Three facts investors should know about quantity surveyors who specialise in providing depreciation schedules.Read more
Mitigating risks requires a positive approach and is about learning lessons from past projects, both of which are covered in this edition of Construction Journal.Read more
Knowing the relationship between revenue and expenses is the key to understanding your business's profitability.Read more
As well as the technical revolution going on, the area at the edge of east London has undergone changes in construction, particularly around the roundabout itself.Read more
It’s hardly a well-kept trade secret that the construction industry is going through a revolution.
New technology is transforming the way in which the projects we work on are planned, designed, built and operated – and with it the construction teams that deliver those projects must change as well.Read more
Falls from height continue to be one of the biggest causes of fatalities and major injuries in the construction industry.
There are currently several different types of stair access solutions on the market.Read more
While the manufacturing and pharmaceutical sectors have often been cited as leaders of innovation, the construction sector could be accused of conservatism towards new technologies.Read more
Managing quality in architecture a handbook for creators of the built environment.Read more
A rural housing development on the outskirts of Cambridge is the unlikely setting for an exemplar in digital construction.Read more
Clearing any site can be difficult, but when it is located in the middle of one of the largest regeneration areas in London this brings its own unique challenges.Read more
Most people do not understand the perspective of a manager who is being pressed for information about a big project. Here are some basic rules.Read more
Researchers in Wales have developed a more sustainable form of straw bale construction using a hybrid grass they say could decarbonise the industry at scale.Read more
Every construction project is divided into number of activities. Each activity consists of different types of civil or construction works.Read more